Welcome to Nepal: Begin your tour in Nepal with our fabulous 5 Night 6 Days Kathmandu short Tour. Which combines natural, cultural, make a boat ride in a Himalayan lake. We’ve combined everything that you are wishing to squeeze out in your short Nepal Tour. We start the tour from Kathmandu Valley, with its UNESCO World Heritage Site cities of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur.
Day 01 – Arrival at Kathmandu & Kathmandu half sightseeing
- Meeting at the airport upon arrival by our office representative & driver, upon your arrival, the driver will pick up & transfer to Hotel in our private vehicle.
- After reaching the hotel, check in at Hotel, get refreshed & proceed to Kathmandu half sightseeing covering below spots.
- Pashupatinath Temple: One of the most sacred Hindu temples of Nepal – Pashupatinath Temple is located on both banks of Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the most important temple dedicated to god Shiva. Every year this temple attracts hundreds of elderly followers of Hinduism. It is believed that those who die in Pashupatinath Temple are reborn as a human, regardless of any misconduct that could worsen their karma. The exact day of their death is predicted by astrologers of the temple.
- Boudhanath stupa: Boudhanath Stupa (or Boudhanath stupa) is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Boudhanath stupa looks like a giant Mandala, or diagram of the Buddhist cosmos. And as in all Tibetan Mandalas, four of the Dhyani Buddhas mark the cardinal points, with the fifth, Vairocana, enshrined in the center (in the white hemisphere of the stupa). The five Buddhas also personify the five elements (earth, water, fire, air, and ether), which are represented in the stupa’s architecture.
- After finishing above sightseeing point, get back to the Hotel, take rest & Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 – Kathmandu to Pokhara (210 km)
- Morning Breakfast at Hotel. This day you will be driven to Pokhara at 8:00 a.m. Pokhara is 210 km from Kathmandu and is a 7 hours’ drive approx.
- From Pokhara town (2,352 feet) in good weather, there are splendid views right from the hotel. On the way, you have an option of doing the river rafting or visit the Manakamana Temple “ Goddess of Fulfilling Wishes” where you are taken by a cable ride of 10 mins ( Supplementary cost INR 500 / – Per person for cable car ticket).
- Reaching Pokhara you will be transferred to Hotel & Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 – Pokhara Exploration
- Morning Breakfast at the Hotel. This day you will be taken to Pokhara explore as per below spots at sharp 10:00 a.m.
- Davis Falls: Witness a unique waterfall that lies 2 Km from central Pokhara City. The waterfall directly goes into a deep and narrow canal with no ends. It is believed that this deadly waterfall took the life of a tourist named Davis, who fell down into the canal and was never found, and hence the name Davis waterfall, named in his memory by the people of Pokhara. This place has many nicknames like Davy’s Fall, David’s Fall or Davis’s Fall, all mean the same thing `The Davis Waterfall’.
- Gupteshwor Cave: Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave is a sacred cave, 2 km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. The entrance is right across from Davis Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a Phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered.
- Bindabasini Temple: Bindabasini temple or Bindhyabasini Mandir is of great religious importance to Hindus living in the Pokhara region. It is a vital hub of religious fervor. The temple itself is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga, who is Pokhara’s chosen guardian deity. Durga, also known as Shakti or Kali has numerous manifestations and at the Bindabasini temple, she is seen as Bhagwati, a blood-thirsty aspect of the goddess. Durga appears in the form of a Saligram.
- Tal Barahi: The Barahi temple 2 storeyed Hindu temple on the lush island of Fewa lake. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga, who protects the gods from demons. Durga takes in the form of a boar called Barahi to pierce her evil enemies with her pointed tusks. Barahi is pictured with the face of a boar. The boar has a cup in one hand and fish in the other. As such, the Barahi temple is an important center of worship for all Hindu devotees.
- After finishing Sightseeing return back to Hotel at sharp 3:00 a.m., take rest & Stay Overnight at Hotel
Day 04 – Pokhara to Kathmandu & direct transfer to Nagarkot.
- Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu. & directly transfer to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is situated 32 kilometers, 1.5 hrs. drive east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 meters.
- The panoramic view of the major peaks including Mt. Everest can be seen from here. This place is also famous for viewing sunrise and sunset.
- Nagarkot: Nagarkot is the most popular touristic destination out of the Kathmandu Valley. It is the favorite weekend getaway among those seeking Mountain View in comfort and quiet. At sunrise, the Himalayan range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges from the darkness to greet the happy visitors with its awe-inspiring majesty and beauty.
- After reaching Nagarkot hotel, check in at Hotel, get refreshed, & stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 5- Nagarkot to Kathmandu (Nagarkot via Bhaktapur Durbar Square)
- This early morning you can see the sunrise from your rooms as the Himalayas turn golden with the rays of the sun.
- After sunrise excursion programmed, back to Hotel. Have Breakfast at Hotel around 8:00 am.
- After then you will be transferred to Kathmandu around 10:00 am.
On the way, you can visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
- Bhaktapur Durbar Square: The ancient city Bhaktapur lies on the Eastern part of Kathmandu valley which is also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa, Bhaktapur. It is regarded as the abode of traditional Nepali culture, custom and unique arts of wooden and potteries. The historical monument on around signifies medieval age culture and tradition of Nepal and this old city is inhabited by indigenous Newari people in the large group. The main attractive monuments are Nyatapola Temple, a statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, Peacock Window, Golden Gate and fifty-five windowed palace of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
- Also, transfer to sightseeing covering:
- SwayambhuNath Temple: Swayambhunath is known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the north-west parts of the temple. They are holy because Manjushri, the bodhisattva of wisdom and learning was raising the hill which the stupa stands on.
- Budhanilkantha Temple: The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic. Carved from a single block of black basalt stone of unknown origin, the Budhanilkantha statue is 5 meters in length and it lies in a reclining position inside a recessed tank of water (representing the cosmic sea) that is 13 meters in length. Called the Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan, the statue depicts the deity reclining on the twisting coils of the cosmic serpent Shesha.
- After finishing sightseeing get back to Hotel. In evening time you can roam around the street or move towards shopping by self & Stay Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 – Kathmandu to Airport departure
- Morning Breakfast at Hotel.
- This day you will be closer to the time of your flight approximately 2 hours before your scheduled flight.
- We hope you enjoyed the tour and are sure you’ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Saraogi again You are saying goodbye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today.